Contains the diaries of Hungarian Jewish physicist and factory owner Imre Patai (1894-1949). He recorded the daily events of his life in Hungary at the time of anti-Jewish legislations, the war, siege of Budapest, experiences in the international ghetto, Jewish houses under Swedish protection, the trials and tribulations in a country liberated and subsequently occupied by the Soviet Red Army. In his final years Imre Patai lived in the United States. The diaries are complete with black and white and also color photo prints about the travels of Imre Patai and his wife, concert pianist Agi Jambor, and about Patai's work in the factory producing electric instruments and special bulbs.
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